Lithology and Mineral Resources

, Volume 51, Issue 2, pp 107–116 | Cite as

Rare earth elements and Rb–Sr and Sm–Nd systematics in the peat bog iron ore and moss of the NW East European Platform

  • S. B. Felitsyn
  • E. S. Bogomolov


Spectra of the REE distribution in the Quaternary–Recent peat bog ore of southern Karelia and Leningrad region are characterized by LaN/YbN < 1.0, presence of positive Eu and negative Ce anomalies, and higher Y enrichment (relative to Ho and Dy) because of the REE sorption by Fe-bearing minerals in acid boggy waters. The 87Sr/86Sr ratio is 0.7175 in iron oxyhydroxides of the Somino deposit (Leningrad region) and 0.7283 in the Polovinkino ore (southern Karelia). The 143Nd/144Nd ratio in them is 0.511844 and 0.511617, respectively.


86Sr Iron Hydroxide Rare Earth Element Pattern Rare Earth Element Leningrad Region 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Precambrian Geology and GeochronologyRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia

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